|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 10, 2014||referred to transportation|
delivered to assembly
|May 19, 2014||advanced to third reading|
|May 14, 2014||2nd report cal.|
|May 13, 2014||1st report cal.644|
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to transportation|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S1448
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1448 - Details
S1448 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1448 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to authorizing the issuance of distinctive license plates for family members of service members who died in the line of duty PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The bill authorizes the Department of Motor Vehicles to create a distinctive license plate for family members of service members who have died in the line of duty. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill adds a new §404-x to the Vehicle & Traffic Law to authorize the Department of Motor Vehicles to create a distinctive license plate for family members of service members who have died in the line of duty. The plate will read "Family of a Fallen Soldier", "Sailor", "Marine", " Airman" , or "Guardsman" as determined by the service members branch of the Armed Services. Section two of the bill specifies the effective date. JUSTIFICATION:
S1448 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1448 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. FLANAGAN, LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to authorizing the issuance of distinctive license plates for family members of service members who died in the line of duty THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new section 404-x to read as follows: S 404-X. DISTINCTIVE LICENSE PLATES FOR FAMILY MEMBERS OF SERVICE MEMBERS WHO DIED IN THE LINE OF DUTY. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "FAMILY MEMBERS OF A FALLEN SERVICE MEMBER WHO DIED IN THE LINE OF DUTY" SHALL MEAN A SPOUSE, PARENT, SIBLING OR CHILD OF A FALLEN SERVICE MEMBER WHO DIED IN THE COURSE OF HIS OR HER EMPLOYMENT OR PERFORMANCE OF DUTIES AS A MEMBER OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED SERVICES. 2. ANY FAMILY MEMBER OF A SERVICE MEMBER WHO DIED IN THE LINE OF DUTY AND WHO RESIDES IN THIS STATE SHALL, UPON REQUEST, BE ISSUED A DISTINC- TIVE LICENSE PLATE BEARING THE WORDS "FAMILY OF A FALLEN SAILOR", "FAMI- LY OF A FALLEN MARINE", "FAMILY OF A FALLEN SOLDIER" OR "FAMILY OF A FALLEN AIRMAN" OR "FAMILY OF A FALLEN GUARDSMAN" OF A DESIGN APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER. APPLICATION FOR SUCH LICENSE PLATE SHALL BE FILED WITH THE COMMISSIONER IN SUCH FORM AND DETAIL AS THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE AND SHALL BE VERIFIED ANNUALLY BY THE APPLICANT. 3. A DISTINCTIVE PLATE AUTHORIZED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED UPON PROOF, SATISFACTORY TO THE COMMISSIONER, THAT THE APPLICANT IS A FAMILY MEMBER OF A SERVICE MEMBER WHO DIED IN THE LINE OF DUTY. 4. A DISTINCTIVE PLATE ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED IN THE SAME MANNER AS OTHER NUMBER PLATES UPON PAYMENT OF THE REGULAR REGISTRATION FEE PRESCRIBED BY SECTION FOUR HUNDRED ONE OF THIS ARTICLE, EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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